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Italian picker: 1960 Lancia Appia “Cassonato”

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“Cassone” is what the “bed” is for a pick-up car, obviously this type of car was also produced in Italy, although with visibly smaller dimensions. What is not easy to find is a Lancia Appia used to be a work … Continue reading

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The other one: 1964 Mercedes-Benz O 319 Minibus

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The classic vans have always been the Cinderella of the world of vintage vehicles, yet some of them are fascinating, and in recent years many collectors have noticed. Obviously the lion’s share has always been made by the Volkswagen T1 … Continue reading

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Form & Function: 1939 Citroén TUB

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We know the vans built by Citroen after the Second World War, but we had never seen one built before. A van – we have to say – far ahead for the time both for the shapes and for the … Continue reading

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Rescuer to be rescued: 1969 Alfa Romeo F12 Ambulance

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That’s right: this rare Alfa Romeo F12 was born with ambulance equipment and, probably, used for many years before being abandoned. Until 5-6 years ago these rare means were little considered by collectors and, as a result, many were abandoned … Continue reading

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Glasses all around: 1957 Alfa Romeo “Romeo 2°”

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The seller of this Alfa Romeo van calls it “vetrato” (“with glasses”) but that’s actually a Romeo 2° (II) which was the biggest van of Alfa Romeo offer. Before the F12, this was the one available both in two engine … Continue reading

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Juliet missing: 1960 Alfa Romeo “Romeo II”

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Jokes aside, this is one of the rarest van built by Alfa Romeo: it’s a “Romeo II”, second series of course, which, differently from the F12/A12, wasn’t (always) equipped with a gasoline twin cam engine. The second series was built … Continue reading

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Whiteout: 1968 Alfa Romeo F12

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These vans built by Alfa Romeo, called F12, have been ignored for decades even by most among Alfa enthusiasts, today I know people who could kill for one of these. The good thing of these vans is that, whilst they … Continue reading

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Work with style: 1979 Alfa Romeo F12

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We’ve seen that many are looking for that “special” Alfa so here it is: It’s an Alfa, it’s rare and you can even use it for your job. It’s one of the very last generation of the van built by … Continue reading

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Coachbuilt pickup: 1934 Fiat 508 Van by Bertone

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Back in the last century coachbuilders were not only involved in producing cars for wealthy and whimsical people but also for workers with taste. This pickup is the proof of that: we used to know that many commercial vehicles were built … Continue reading

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Not a Ferrari: 1974 Alfa Romeo F12

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This bus is red like a Ferrari and it has a name used on a modern Ferrari as well, but it’s indeed a rare vehicle. The F12 was an utility vehicle built by Alfa Romeo in two versions: A12 (“A” is for “Autocarro”, … Continue reading

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